Cabomba caroliniana

Cabomba caroliniana

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(Cabomba, Fanwort)

FAMILY

Cabombaceae

Species

Cabomba caroliniana

Common name(s)

Cabomba, Fanwort

Flower colour; life form

Flowers white. Aquatic herb, rooting in mud.

Distinguishing features

Plant chiefly submerged; stems with a thin gelatinous coating. Submerged leaves opposite or whorled, finely divided. Floating leaves narrow-elliptical. Flowers with 6 white or cream petals or with a pink tinge.

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